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  • Top 5 Things Alumni Wish They Knew Before They Graduated

    This group pools together different walks of life, professions, and perspectives, so we had a feeling they would have some wisdom to share with the class!
  • 7 Ways to Celebrate “Fall” in Florida

    Add some fall fun to your list of to-do's—we've got a few activities for you and the family!
  • New Initiative Grows Tech Integration at CCA

    Our school is taking technology integration to the next level as faculty pursue certification from the International Society for Technology in Education and spearhead a new effort to elevate curriculum.
  • Students and Volunteers Send Off Life-Saving Provision to Venezuela

    In just one month, students, parents, and church members rallied to provide supplies for families suffering in Venezuela, and exceeded our goal. But this is just the beginning!
  • Act of Kindness Provides an Unforgettable Experience for CCA Filmmaker

    Riley Michelin is the kind of student who will go out of her way to make friends with the new kid in class. As a young filmmaker, her talent speaks volumes. But it was her kind nature that led students and faculty to surprise her with a trip to New York City to see her short film “Hey, Dad" live at the All American High School Film Festival.
  • Alumni Story: Amanda & Emily Gale

    When twin sisters Emily and Amanda Gale left their public school to finish out high school at Calvary Christian Academy, they were surprised to find a community guided by a common goal—to grow in relationship with Christ.
  • 5 Steps to Becoming a Stellar Small Group Leader

    Katy Mills shares her tried and true advice for effectively leading a small group of young people at your church or at school.
  • Outreach to Aid Venezuela Grows Beyond CCA Community

    Naomi Peyton, International Student Director, was featured on Moody Radio to discuss how people all over South Florida can get involved in SOS Venezuela. We're excited to see how God provides for this mission to help save lives!
  • These 3 Things Could Help You Land Your First "Real" Job

    Need a job to support you through college? It's not too early to start exploring or preparing. These three tips may help you find the right fit!
  • Every Team's Success Rests on This One Thing

    From a small business to a professional basketball team—every successful team focuses on this one thing.
  • International Student Inspires Humanitarian Effort for Crisis in Venezuela

    CCA's International Student Program Director, Naomi Peyton, shares how an encounter with a Venezuelan international student sparked an idea to help feed families and save lives.
  • CCA Alumnus Invents New Coffee Maker

    Eduardo Umaña, class of 2011 CCA graduate, shares how his interest in art opened the door to product engineering. Now, his third entrepreneurial venture will be making coffee history for Colombia.
  • 5 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in Preschool

    Adjusting to school takes time! Here are a few things you can do to help the process.
  • CCA Sophomore Andrew Painter Named to All-World Baseball Team

    10th grade CCA student, Andrew Painter, has been playing baseball since he was three years old. All those afternoons playing catch with dad paid off when he was selected to play on the USA Baseball 15u National Team this summer. We sat down with him and his mother, Leslie, to discuss his experience, his work ethic, and his second year at CCA.
  • What Makes Christian Education Distinct

    Private, public, charter—there are a many education options available to families. Discover what sets Christian education apart.
  • Congratulations to CCA's Four National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

    To be considered for a National Merit Scholarship is no small accomplishment. We are proud to announce that four CCA seniors have earned the semifinalist status!
  • How to Identify Your Parenting Style and Establish Authority

    Pastor Doug Sauder lays out the four major parenting styles that parents employ when it comes to disciplining their children—and which one he’s found to be most effective.
  • CCA's Philosophy of Christian Athletics

    Learn about the four pillars that make the athletics program at Calvary Christian Academy unique.
  • Practical Ways You Can Live A Distinct Lifestyle

    CCA Director of Discipleship, Steve Mayo, shares about the theme for the 2018–19 school year and practical ways you can apply it to your Christian walk.
  • 3 Things You Can Do to Rock Your AP Courses

    Considering taking AP Courses? Here are three things that will help you perform well.
  • 3 Simple Ways to Make Technology Safer for Your Children

    With great technology comes great responsibility. Pastor Doug Sauder shares the basics about threats to your child’s safety while using technology, and what you can do to prevent them.
  • Creative Learning Strategies Parents Can Practice with Kids at Home

    Ever felt like there was just something in school you couldn’t quite get the hang of? How about for your child? Discover three tested strategies that will improve your child’s listening and learning skills that you can practice at home!
  • Coach Miranda Returns to Calvary Baseball

    Calvary Athletics is proud to announce Coach Jorge Miranda's return to the Eagles Baseball Program to serve as assistant coach under Alan Kunkel. Miranda coached with Kunkel in the program’s first state championship season in 2016. He then spent a two year stint at Chaminade Madonna building a solid program in that time. In addition to coaching baseball for the Eagles, he will also be assisting in the Health and Fitness Center in the first semester to build relationships with the student body as a whole.
  • 5 Reasons to Volunteer at Your Child's School (And the One Reason You Shouldn't!)

    Thinking about volunteering at your child’s school? Here are some reasons you should, along with the one red flag you should look out for.
  • Essential Messages Children Need to Hear (And How to Communicate Them)

    Pastor Doug Sauder shares the importance of speaking life into your children and how it’ll change them for the better.
  • The New Preschool Parent's Guide to Separation Anxiety

    A new milestone is on the horizon—preschool! You're excited but you're also having visions of your 3-year old kicking and screaming on the classroom floor. Learn more about how to help your child cope with separation anxiety.
  • Why "Do What I Say, Not What I Do" Doesn't Work

    Pastor Doug Sauder shares how the relationships parents model influences the way their children see themselves and the world.
  • What Parents Should Know About 13 Reasons Why

    The second season of 13 Reasons Why was recently released on Netflix. Does the drama’s explicit depictions of “real life” issues have something to offer today’s youth?
  • My Unforgettable Trip to Paris

    Six young members of the National Art Honor Society at CCA traveled to Paris, where they saw God move in an unexpected way. Senior Gabriela Lehmann shares about her cross-cultural experience studying art in Paris, France.
  • Short Term Mission Trip, Lifetime Impact

    Discover three ways you and your child can grow from short-term mission trips.
  • Journey to the State Championship

    Despite what seemed like an insurmountable setback, the CCA boys varsity baseball team proved that with hard work and determination anything is possible.
  • Celebrating Our Bold Seniors

    The CCA Baccalaureate Ceremony is a time for students, parents, and faculty to pause and reflect on what God has done in and through the graduating class.
  • Hannah Alvarado Wins Honorable Mention at Silver Knight Gala

    Congratulations to Hannah Alvarado, who was recognized last night at the 60th Annual Silver Knight Awards presentation in the category of Science for her scholarship, and many talents in establishing and heading Calvary Christian Academy’s student science club.
  • Where Do We Go From Here?

    It has been 3 months since the tragic events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and we still face very real challenges in the culture of young people. Like never before, we have seen acts of anger, frustration, and fear. As a youth ministry leader, I see very real pain in the lives of teenagers on a daily basis. I firmly believe we can start changing this, but it has to start at home.
  • Eagles Top Warriors in Regional Semifinals

    On Wednesday, May 9, Calvary Christian hosted Westminster Christian in the FHSAA Class 4A Regional Semifinal. Christian Scott pitched a complete game while the offense would put up nine runs on thirteen hits. Just a few weeks earlier, the Warriors handed CCA a heart-wrenching 3-2 loss. 

  • Back-to-Back District Championships

    On Thursday, May 3 at 7:00 PM, the Eagles stepped on the diamond to face the tournament host, Westminster Academy for the FHSAA Class 4A District 7 Championship. The Eagles posted two runs in the first inning, and seven runs in the sixth, while WA could plate just one run in the third inning. CCA will host the regional semifinal game on Wednesday, May 9 at 4:00 PM against either Westminster Christian or Florida Christian.
  • Danny Notches Fastest Time – Again!

    On Friday, May 4, Danny Ferro, outran all of his competition at the FHSAA Track & Field State Championships in Jacksonville, Florida. Ferro defended his state title in the 800 at the 2A level, but also notched the fastest time for all four classifications.
  • The Surprising Benefits of Playing Outside

    I recently attended a workshop for directors of early childhood programs. The instructor asked us all to take a minute and write down as many favorite childhood memories as we could think of — one memory per sticky note. We then categorized each sticky note into two groups: indoor activities and outdoor activities. What we saw surprised us.
  • Alumni Story: Priscilla

    What do you do when everything around you is in direct conflict with what you believe God has promised? For Priscilla, hearing God whisper “I am bringing you out of darkness into light” was just the beginning of a journey with exhilarating highs and crushing lows.
  • Alumni Story: Wyky Jean

    To whom much is given, much is required. Wyky Jean knows that he has been given so much because he didn’t have it for most of his childhood. What he provides to students today is what he hungered for before coming to CCA. God provided him a culture where he was loved, challenged and inspired, because of a generous donor’s gift, it’s what he now shares.
  • Lady Eagles Beach Volleyball Team Repeat State Champions

    Your 2018 Lady Eagles Beach Volleyball Team traveled to Tavares, Florida to defend their state championship. The team went 6-0 in the tournament to capture their 2nd consecutive state championship. The Lady Eagles went on to win the Challenger Cup against West Orange High School in the public vs private championship. Congratulations to the CCA 2018 beach volleyball!
  • National Letter of Intent Signing Day | April 2018

    On behalf of the CCA Athletics Department and all of us at CCA, we congratulate our student–athletes who are moving on to compete at the collegiate level! We are so proud of you and we are excited to see how you shine for Christ.
  • 4 Easy Ways to Help Your Child Focus

    Discover simple habits to help your child be more attentive and have a stronger sense of self-regulation.
  • Developing a Child’s Curiosity for STEM

    The need for new innovators, thinkers, and problem solvers to fill the expanding job opportunities in STEM related fields is growing every year. The challenge in education is that most students have determined their opinion of math and science before they reach high school. So, how do we positively influence that opinion?
  • Preparing Students for College and a Career in Dance

    With generous gifts made to the CCA Fund, the Dance Department was able to take eight students to the National High School Dance Festival in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the first time.
  • Breaking Records in Dramatic Fashion

    Over spring break, CCA’s Thespian Troupe 6817 competed and performed at the Florida State Thespian Festival with thousands of other theatre students from across the state. They represented our school and the Lord so well, bringing home a record-breaking number of awards!
  • Your School's Work Culture is Affecting Your Child

    Studies show that the more supported a professional feels in their role, the better they perform—that includes teachers!
  • Facing Our Pain with Honesty

    This is one of those seasons that is very uncomfortable for many of us, but we know God will meet us with comfort and scripture to help heal the pain when we seek Him.
  • UPDATE: National Merit Scholarship Finalists

    About 1.6 million juniors entered the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2016 PSAT and from that number less than 1% of US high school seniors qualified as a semifinalist. From these approximately 16,000 Semifinalists, about 15,000 are expected to advance to the finalist level and be designated as a National Merit Scholar. Merit Scholar designees are selected on the basis of their skills, accomplishments, and potential for success in rigorous college studies.
  • The Complete College Application Timeline

    Need help managing your college to-do list? Look no further!
  • Healthy Ways to Help Your Child Grieve

    Children and teenagers may experience a spectrum of emotional responses when faced with tragedy or trauma. Discover what you can do as a parent to help them process.
  • How to Help Your Family Avoid the Flu

    Nothing can disrupt your weekly routine quite like the flu can. Here are some things you can do to help your family make it through flu season unscathed.
  • 3 Reasons Your Child Should Learn Spanish and How To Teach Them

    If you’re considering teaching your child a second language, Spanish would be a good choice. Here's why...
  • National Letter of Intent Signing Day

    Calvary Christian Academy celebrated seniors Aly Mielke and Robbie Evans as they signed their letters of intent to play at the collegiate level.
  • CCA Chosen to Test Google's Augmented Reality App

    Calvary Christian Academy students got to beta test and share their feedback on Google’s pilot Augmented Reality app for education—exploring different subjects from math to biology.
  • CCA Student Wins First Place at HOSA Regional Competition

    Calvary Christian Academy 10th grade student, Samantha Rodriguez, is pursuing her passions for science and biology and her hard work is paying off!
  • 6 Apps to Makes Chores Fun

    Looking for a fun way to help your child accomplish their chores? These apps can help!
  • Wrestling With Tradition

    Calvary Christian Academy Middle School Theatre Teacher, Jennifer Pedraza, shares her journey with Judaism, Jesus, and her connection to the upcoming musical, Fiddler on the Roof Jr.
  • Making Disciples Through the Arts

    Calvary Christian Academy Theatre Director, Tracy McCoy, discusses the value students receive by participating in Fine Arts courses and programs like theatre.
  • Living In Integrity

    If you’ve read the news or browsed through social media in the last year, you’ve likely been bombarded with a slew of examples of public figures who have lost their integrity.
  • Calvary Christian Academy Cyber Eagles Win Tournament Championship

    It was an exciting day for the Calvary Christian Academy Robotics Club as Cyber Eagles team 77788j clinched the Miami Vex championship title.
  • Calvary Christian Academy Families Awarded Christmas Blessing

    Tears and laughter filled the room as the Calvary Christian Academy administration awarded three hardworking and dedicated families the Kaye Taylor Scholarship.
  • Anxiety, Depression, and the Holidays

    In the rush of the holiday season, the emotional needs of children can sometimes go unmet. Parents are hosting dinners and parties, volunteering extra time at church, or working longer hours to purchase those special gifts. Teen anxiety and depression are growing epidemics in America, and it’s important to remember that emotional and mental stresses don’t take a vacation for the holidays.
  • Calvary Christian Academy Thespians Recognized at District Competitions

    Calvary Christian Academy thespian students competed against 18 other schools in One Act and Individual Events at District Competitions and brought home Excellent and Superior ratings. The best will move on to compete at the Florida State Thespian Festival this spring.
    Special congratulations to senior Ariel Feldman, who brought home the Critic's Choice Award for Makeup Design for The Mystery of Irma Vep!
  • 5 Ways to Raise Generous Children

    Not far behind a child’s first words is the word “mine”. And if you have multiple children, you may be familiar with the sound of siblings sparring over a toy or the front seat. To be generous means to be “liberal in giving or sharing; unselfish”. The best way to teach children to be generous is by modeling it for them. Here are some ways you can model generosity for your family.
  • 10 Things to Do with Your Kids This Christmas

    The holidays are a special time of year to remember what’s really important and make memories with the ones we love. But sometimes, especially in Florida, it can be difficult to get into the Christmas spirit. There aren’t exactly “chestnuts roasting on an open fire” anywhere in sight. So, we’ve put together a list of Broward County Christmas events, crafts, and activities for the entire family to enjoy together as you celebrate the season that commemorates the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ.
  • 6 Teachable Moments with Your Kids

    When Calvary Christian Academy opened 17 years ago, we adopted Deuteronomy 6 as the foundation for our mission of making disciples. We believe strongly that discipleship begins in the home, and as parents and teachers work together to impress God’s truths on the hearts of our young Eaglets, they will be equipped to live the abundant life God has for them.
  • National Letter of Intent Signing Day

    We are excited to celebrate with these student athletes and their families as they sign their National Letter of Intent. We are proud, not only of their performance on the field of competition, but for how they glorify our Lord through their gifts and talents.
  • Students Making a Difference: CCA Shoe Drive

    On a mission trip to Mexico in 2013, a Calvary Christian Academy junior noticed something about the local children; many of them didn’t have shoes. After spending much of his time connecting and playing with them, he knew he couldn’t return home without trying to help — but how?
  • Have You Ever Considered Christian Education for Your Kids?

    Kevin Enders, father of five, and active foster parent, never really gave Christian education a thought. Having only recently recommitted his life to the Lord, he wasn’t sure if the added cost of a private school, and the longer commute was necessary, or even possible. But, he found out that God has a way of bringing people into our lives at the right time to make significant change.
  • Player Over Program

    This story begins at the 2016 Florida High School Lacrosse All Star Game where CCA Lacrosse Coach and Theology Teacher, Adam Bond, coached alongside Scott Rickard, coach and ESE teacher at Immokalee High School. Leading players side by side, Adam and Scott quickly discovered they shared a kindred philosophy for coaching: “player over program”. Their desire to invest in not only the talent but also the character of their young players led to a friendship that soon brought their teams together to play in the next season.
  • Handing Down a Heritage of Blessing

    Children are a heritage from the Lord; offspring are a reward from Him. —Psalm 127:3

    In this season of political debating and campaigning, I’m reminded of the legacy each of our previous presidents left for our country over the course of its history. Some of them have left a great and lasting legacy, but others are remembered more for the negative impact their decisions or policies had on the United States of America.
  • Providing the Best Possible Care

    On Monday, August 7, Calvary Christian Academy held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the grand opening of our newly redesigned clinic. Thanks to a sponsorship from HCA East Florida, the students at CCA will enjoy the best care in a state-of-the-art facility.
  • Teaching for the 21st Century

    In recent years, our education system has moved away from the arts toward the sciences, a switch that is arguably appropriate given that careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) have grown at almost twice the rate of others. 
  • Jan Lashbrook delivering a Christmas Blessing

    It is More Blessed to Give Than to Receive

    Prior to the break, our early childhood program connected with Tiffanie Holm, principal of Innovation Charter School (ICS), to see if we could provide Christmas for a family in need. She shared with us that one of their families was in crisis. A grandma, who was battling cancer herself, suddenly found herself the sole provider and caregiver for her three grandchildren after her daughter became paralyzed in the upper body during childbirth.
  • Our Teachers and Staff Have Spoken

    Last month, the Best Christian Workplaces Institute certified Calvary Christian Academy as a 2017 Best Christian Workplace! We are both humbled and honored by this overwhelmingly positive response from our staff, particularly after receiving such high marks from our community during our accreditation process.
  • CCA Signing Day 2016

    We are so proud to announce that four CCA student-athletes signed commitments to major universities in the presence of their peers, family, and friends during the early signing period.
  • Spanish Immersion in the Classroom

    As our world becomes more interconnected, our ability to communicate in different languages and across cultures becomes more important.


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